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District Department of Transportation

 DDOT Announces Holiday Schedule

Friday, December 22, 2017

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DDOT Announces Holiday Schedule

(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will suspend work in the District from Friday, December 22, 2017, at 12 pm through Monday, December 25, 2017, and from Friday, December 29, 2017, at 12 pm through Monday, January 1, 2018. Lane closures will not be allowed for non-emergency work in the roadways and sidewalks within the District’s Right-of-Way. This includes manhole access and construction-related deliveries. Approved activities will resume beginning Tuesday, December 26, 2017, during permitted work hours. There will be no meter enforcement New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day.

DC Circulator 

  • There will be no DC Circulator service on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, 2017.
  • For New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31, 2017, the Circulator will offer special weekend service on three routes to better serve revelers and workers.
  • The Dupont Circle – Georgetown – Rosslyn and the Georgetown – McPherson Square portion of the Georgetown – Union Station routes will run extended service until 2 am.
  • The Adams Morgan route (Woodley Park – Adams Morgan – McPherson Square) will run extended service until 2 am.

DC Streetcar

  • There will be no DC Streetcar service on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, 2017.
  • For New Year's Eve, Sunday, December 31, 2017, the DC Streetcar will offer extended hours from 8 am to 2 am. 
  • On New Year's Day, Monday, January 1, 2018, the DC Streetcar will run on a shortened service from 8 am to 10 pm. 

DDOT will not apply reversible lane operations on Monday, December 25 with normal operations resuming Tuesday, December 26.

Parking enforcement will also be suspended Monday, December 25, with normal operations resuming Tuesday, December 26. 

Streetcar parking enforcement is daily, including weekends and holidays along H Street and Benning Road NE, between 3rd Street and Oklahoma Avenue NE. On Sundays and holidays, streetcar parking enforcement is between 8 am and 11 pm.

Enforcement occurs Monday through Thursday from 6 am to midnight; on Fridays and 6 am and 2 am Friday and Saturday.

Normal enforcement citywide of other parking violations resumes December 26.


The mission of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors by ensuring that people, goods, and information move efficiently and safely with minimal adverse impact on residents and the environment. 

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